Basketball: Harlem Globetrotters to perform in Egypt

Ahram Online , Wednesday 22 May 2024

American exhibition basketball team, Harlem Globetrotters, are scheduled to perform in Cairo and Alexandria on 31st May and 1 st June respectively.

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The US Embassy in Cairo made the announcement on Wednesday, expressing excitement about the opportunity for sports diplomacy and cross-cultural exchange with the Egyptian public.

“The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is thrilled to announce that The Harlem Globetrotters will be in Egypt for performances in Cairo and Alexandria, May 31 and June 1, 2024” read a statement on The U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Wednesday.

The team will present three shows, two in Cairo and the third in Smouha, Alexandria.

The Harlem Globetrotters are renowned worldwide as a basketball troupe, having toured over 400 cities in more than 25 countries.

Since its establishment in 1926, the troupe has captivated audiences with its unique combination of athleticism, theatre, entertainment, and comedy.

During their games, fans can expect to witness an impressive display of athleticism from some of the world's best athletes.

The Harlem Globetrotters are known for their incredible ball-handling skills, rim-rattling dunks, the famous HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 4 POINTS® SHOT, and their side-splitting comedy routines. 

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